Author Archives: ircresswell

Good Recipes – My Favorite Pizza Base

Ok, this is my last essential recipe post for now, but this is a good one. We make pizzas throughout the year, using whatever is seasonal for toppings.  It really is an essential part of our local, seasonal diet. This … Continue reading

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Good Recipes – Panzanella

This is one of my summer favorites, a cold salad using lots of veggies straight from the garden, stale bread, and little cooking required!  That’s my kind of meal right there.  When it’s sultry inside the house and cooking a … Continue reading

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Good Recipes – Curried Egg Salad

I have seen various forms of this idea/recipe.  I love them all.  I pretty much love anything with curry flavors in it.  You can usually find curry powder in most grocery stores.  If you are near Athens, there is actually … Continue reading

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Good Recipes – Sausage Carbonara

I promised the Ladies Homestead Gathering in Athens last month when I gave a talk on cooking and eating local, seasonal produce that I would post some of my favorite stand-by recipes.  So I’ll start with Sausage Carbonara, the meal … Continue reading

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Ode to a Salad

The best salad I’ve ever had was at the River Cottage Canteen in Axminster in southern England.  It was so ridiculously simple, but gorgeous and well composed at the same time. It was a green salad with a variety of … Continue reading

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Introducing my new ETSY store!

Hey everybody!  Just dropping in here to announce a new little project I’ve been working on (and dreaming about) for a while now. I’ve just opened up an ETSY shop called “Coming Up Cozies.”  Yay!  I’m selling hand knitted mug … Continue reading

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What’s one thing that is good for you, for the environment, and for your local economy?

(our favorite new winter vegetable – Fennel!) LOCAL FOOD! I want to cheerlead for seasonal, local, and sustainable food for a moment.  I mean, it’s kinda my thing.  The happiness, community, seasonal rhythms and feasting that come with eating locally has enriched … Continue reading

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